Evid Based Nurs 6:91 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.3.91
  • Quality improvement

A collaborative care management programme in a primary care setting was effective for older adults with late life depression

A collaborative care management programme (intervention) v usual care for late life depression*

Outcomes at 12 months Intervention Usual care RBI (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Treatment response 45% 19% 132% (99 to 172) 4 (3 to 5)
Complete remission of depression symptoms 25% 8.3% 201% (135 to 286) 6 (5 to 8)
Any antidepressant or psychotherapy use 82% 61% 35% (27 to 44) 5 (4 to 6)

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